Learn how to kill mold on wood and what works better to kill black mold: vinegar or bleach?
What is WD-40 used for on cars? WD-40 was invented for use in the aerospace industry and took 40 attempts to perfect starting in 1953. WD-40 stands for Water Displacement, 40th formula. That’s the name straight out of the lab book used by the chemist who developed the product. The first company to use WD-40 Multi-Use Product commercially […]
Learn how to make homemade bug spray for plants with everyday household items. Kill aphids, slugs and beetles with these recipes.
How to clean the worst oven When was the last time you cleaned your oven? Go take a peek inside- and if it looks kind of gross, then it’s time to give it a little freshening up. Cleaning your oven is easy and you don’t need any special cleaners. We got our oven last year […]
Long time readers of this blog will know that I seem to have an obsession with brick. This project is the 3rd brick veneer wall I have installed in my home and my 4th project (the other one was a brick floor in my bathroom) Every time my neighbor comes over she says, “Wow! You […]
DIY Wasp Trap Many people try to get rid of wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets to no avail. It can be tricky to prevent them from nesting in your yard or around your home. This year there is a new foe on the block- The Giant Asian Hornet. This hornet has made it’s way over […]
20 Uses for Castile Soap Castile soap is an amazingly versatile vegetable-based soap that’s made free of animal fats and synthetic ingredients. This natural, nontoxic, biodegradable soap is available in bar or liquid form. Castile soap was made in the Mediterranean area before its use spread to Europe. Traditionally, castile soap was made of olive […]
How to wash fruits and vegetables It’s always a good idea to wash your produce before you eat it. But what is the best method? Should you do it right away when you bring it home from the store or just before you eat it? What is the best way to wash it to get […]
How to install a bidet toilet seat If you’ve been impacted by the toilet paper shortage of 2020 then you’ve probably considered getting a bidet. Bidets are great because they allow you to use less toilet paper and they help you feel fresh and clean after you “do your business”. They are also great for […]
How to clean your phone with household items I hate to break it to you, but your phone is filthy. Your smartphone is one of the dirtiest things you come into contact with daily-and you put it right up to your face! Think of all the surfaces that you rest your phone on like counter […]